Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

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Incredible Cinnamon Sugar Cookies topped with Cinnamon Frosting are made staple ingredients and are quick and easy to make. This Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Recipe is a blend of a snickerdoodle and sugar cookie that you’ll make time and time again.

Cinnamon sugar cookies on a white plate

I know I should save the best for last, but it’s all relative because who can choose between 5 new fall infused recipes!

In preparation for Fall Cookie Week, I send dozens of cookies to friends, family and neighbors to see which new cookies make the cut. Everyone had a differing opinion this year, but these Cinnamon Sugar Cookies are my personal favorite.

If you love cinnamon everything as much as we do, don’t skip my Snickerdoodle Recipe Without Cream of Tartar – so good!

To Make these Cinnamon Sugar Cookies, You Will Need:

You just need a handful of pantry staple ingredients to make these festive cookies.

  • Butter, vegetable oil and sugar
  • Vanilla extract: Pure is preferable over imitation
  • Powdered sugar: Also known as confectioners’ sugar
  • Eggs: Fresh, free run / organic if you can
  • Flour, salt, cream of tartar, baking soda

How to Make Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

It takes less than 20 minutes to make these delicious treats!

  1. Combine butter, oil, sugars and cinnamon until smooth.
  2. Blend in eggs.
  3. Add flour, salt, cream of tartar, and baking soda.
  4. Refrigerate dough 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Roll /scoop dough into large balls and drop on cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes watching carefully as to not over bake.
  6. Allow to cool. Ice with cinnamon frosting.

Recipe Variations

For another twist, you can ice them with Cinnamon Roll Icing! Either way, they’re divine!

Close up of a frosted cookie

The Most Delicious Sugar Cookie Recipes

Sometimes I have a recipe that I can’t for the life of me figure out why others aren’t making, and that’s my Melt in Your Mouth Sugar Cookies. These aren’t your Grandma’s Cinnamon Sugar Cookies and snickerdoodles don’t have anything on them!

They’re soft, buttery and flat out irresistible. I dare you to just eat one.

Frosted Sugar Cookie Recipe

Although my sugar cookies are really good by themselves, I decided to give them a little cinnamon twist for fall. The cinnamon frosting is so perfectly creamy with just a hint of spice. They simply melt in your mouth and you will be dreaming about the lush buttercream!

Cookies ready to eat

How Long Do Cinnamon Sugar Cookies Last?

Once these cookies have been cooled and iced, they will keep in the fridge in an airtight container for about 3 to 4 days. Un-iced cookies can also be frozen on a baking sheet and then placed in zip lock bags and they will be good for a month or two. Bake a couple of batches, freeze half and enjoy later in the season!

cinnamon sugar cookies on a white serving plate

Top Tips To Make These Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

  • Refrigerate the cookie dough for at least an hour before baking.
  • Watch the cookies carefully while they are baking, they won’t take long.
  • The cookies are ready when firm to the touch and slightly brown around the edges.
  • Let the cookies fully cool before icing them

For More Sugar Cookie Recipes

Close up of a cinnamon sugar cookie with frosting

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cinnamon sugar cookie recipe

Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

Author: Julie Blanner
Incredible Cinnamon Sugar Cookies topped with Cinnamon Frosting made with butter, oil, sugar, powdered sugar, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla and staple ingredients. This Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Recipe is a blend of a snickerdoodle and sugar cookie that you'll make time and time again.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Refrigerate dough 1 hr
Total Time 16 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 18
Calories 293.46 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tarter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions
 

  • Combine butter, oil, sugars and cinnamon until smooth. 
  • Blend in eggs.
  • Add flour, salt, cream of tartar, and baking soda.
  • Refrigerate dough 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Roll /scoop dough into large balls and drop on cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes watching carefully as to not over bake.
  • Allow to cool. Ice with cinnamon frosting.

Notes

  • Refrigerate the cookie dough for at least an hour before baking.
  • Watch the cookies carefully while they are baking, they won't take long.
  • The cookies are ready when firm to the touch and slightly brown around the edges.
  • Let the cookies fully cool before icing them

Nutrition

Calories:293.46kcalCarbohydrates:41.98gProtein:3.96gFat:12.21gSaturated Fat:7.67gCholesterol:45.3mgSodium:223.42mgPotassium:70.71mgFiber:0.93gSugar:17.81gVitamin A:341.55IUCalcium:12.12mgIron:1.55mg
5 from 13 votes
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